Adrian M. Fordham


Indigenous youth engagement in natural resource management in Australia and North America: a review

With the continuing high levels of Indigenous youth unemployment and low levels of school attendance among Indigenous youth, Indigenous communities and education systems are seeking new approaches to increase Indigenous youth participation in education, training and employment. This priority among Indigenous and government stakeholders is...

Knowledge foundations for the development of sustainable wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia

This paper analyses the Indigenous ecological knowledge and western science underpinning the northern long-necked turtle and fledgling tarantula spider industries that are established in central Arnhem Land. The paper examines the transmission of knowledge through education and training as a means of developing employment pathways...

The viability of wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia

Sustainable wildlife enterprises developed for commercial purposes are a potential source of economic and socio-cultural benefit for Indigenous people living in remote locations in Australia. This paper examines the viability of a wildlife enterprise in Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) that harvests three animal species for...

Education, training and Indigenous futures CAEPR policy research: 1990-2007

During 2007 the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA), through the Australian Education Systems Officials Committee (AESOC), commissioned a review of research undertaken by CAEPR staff and CAEPR Research Associates over the period 1990-2007. Specifically, AESOC requested that the review: •...